Virgin Media Data Breach Affects 900,000 People

Information Security Buzz | March 06, 2020 — A Virgin Media database containing the personal details of 900,000 people was left unsecured and accessible online for 10 months, the company has admitted. The information was accessed “on at least one occasion” by an unknown user.

“Dark web data brokers are hard at work scraping up any piece of data exposed or breached. With each ounce of information, cybercriminals are putting the pieces of a consumer’s identity together to create a full data profile of an innocent consumer. Cybercriminals use these real consumer identity profiles to open lines of credit, or take over online accounts to fraudulently secure goods and services on the Internet. 
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